Fields and Field Elements may be repaired at the Event Partner’s discretion. All competition fields and other Field Elements at an event must be set up in accordance with the specifications in Appendix A and / or other applicable Appendices. Minor aesthetic customizations or repairs are permitted, provided that they do not impact gameplay (see <T4>). Examples of permissible modifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Threadlocker applied to Field Element mounting hardware
  • Tape over a hole in a damaged Net
  • Examples of prohibited modifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Unofficial field perimeter walls, additional structural elements inside of the field perimeter, or unofficial / replica Field Elements
  • Additional VEX structural parts attached to a Field Element
  • An unofficial replacement Net
  • Replacing the opaque field walls on the VEX Portable Competition Field Perimeter with transparent ones
  • Any specific repairs and / or modifications which pertain to the current season’s game will be documented in this rule and Appendix A, as needed.